Verizon says 5G will arrive in 30 cities in late 2019

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg told investors on Thursday that Verizon’s 5G network will be deployed in 30 cities this year. However, the company did not say which cities will be first, or how widely the technology will be deployed in the selected places. Verizon "confirmed that the flavor of 5G the company is talking about is what's considered standards-based mobile 5G service. This is different from the nonstandard form of the technology the company deployed last year when it launched its wireless home internet service as an alternative to traditional wired broadband."

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Crown Castle towers lead the way in implementing 5G technology

President and CEO of Crown Castle, Jay Brown, was featured on live broadcast to discuss the infrastructure needed to implement 5G networks. In the interview, Jay discusses the enablement of communication that is "nearly instananeous," and addresses the potential pushback to aesthe...

Support 5G: Legislature should ease installation of small cells

This article details the Legislature’s need to create a concise process that allows for the efficient construction of 5G networks, as well as Verizon and AT&T’s efforts to install small cells throughout Pennsylvania, which could bring an estimated $3.5 billion to t...

AT&T brought 5G to Pittsburgh, but you might not have noticed ... yet

Renee Fleener Morales, public affairs manager for Crown Castle, was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette speaking about Crown Castle’s deployment of 5G technology in Pittsburgh, PA, where the company has already deployed 40 small cell nodes. "It’s a huge benefit ...

NYC OKs 9 Providers to Expand 5G Coverage

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) has announced ten new franchise agreements (covering nine companies) for providers to install 5G equipment on city-owned street light poles and traffic lights, as well as some privately owned uti...

Viewpoint: The case for better connectivity in D.C.

TCMA CEO John Drew published an op-ed in Washington Business Journal detailing the importance of prioritizing communications infrastructure to improve 5G capabilities throughout Washington, D.C. "D.C. is known as the power epicenter of our nation, where key leaders from across ind...

5 Ways To Invest In The 5G Future

Forbes reported that, in order for all connected devices to work harmoniously, 5G infrastructure must be built out. The article also describes 5G as an innovation that will enable many of the "hottest buzzwords," including artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, smart grid t...

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